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2015 World Robofest in Michigan

  This May, Hawai‘i Robofest committee members were invited by Robofest founder, Prof. CJ Chung, to visit the 2015 World Robofest in Southfield, Michigan. Teams from all over the world competed in the event – South Korea, China, Egypt, Paris, South Africa, Canada and, of course, teams from all across the nation. The level of competition […]

Congratz to the Mighty Mo’ Education Program!

A big “Congratulations!” to the USS Missouri’s Education Team on hosting their 20th on-board robotics challenge! A little background: In 2009, HI FusionED partnered with the USS Missouri’s Education Team and Community Partner, Dwayne Abuel, to develop an on-board robotics program for students. Not only did program activities reinforce 21st century skills development, it focused on the history of […]

VPerch II In Test Phase

The 2014 Virtual SeaPerch orientation for teachers was held at the awesome Chew Tech Center at Mid-Pacific Institute (July 22-23). Participants were able to get a broad overview of the beta application and contribute to the improvement and further development of an integrated academics program centered on marine tech. Since 2012, a collaborative partnership with 3D design […]

6th Annual Hawaii Robofest Regional

Hawai‘i Robofest celebrated its 6th annual Regional Qualifier on Saturday, April 27th, at the beautiful University of Hawaii West O‘ahu campus. Over 230 students (48 teams) participated, including 4 new schools from West O‘ahu (Nanakuli, Wai‘anae) and Kalihi. Tournament results are, as follows: SRCC Game Category (Jr Division – 17 entries): 1st place: 783-1 Team […]

MAHALO!!!

  On Wednesday, December 5th, 2012, isisHawaii celebrated a special milestone — 10 years in Hawaii! The event was attended by community partners, educators, administrators, students and many others who shared the decade-long journey with us. A big “MAHALO!” to Silver Sponsor CH2M Hill, Bronze Sponsors 3D Academy and Crystal Mills and to all attendees […]

Inventor: Leeden Raquel’s Motor Tester

  Meet student inventor, Leeden Raquel, a 7th grader at Highlands Intermediate. With skills he acquired through an isisHawaii project with partner 3D Academy and the complex’s STEM initiatives, Leeden created a device to test the torque (rotational force) of motors used in building robots for the VEX robotic program. Collin Kobayashi (CEO/Founder of 3D […]

2012 Hawaii Robofest Award Winners

The 5th Annual Hawaii Robofest Qualifying Competition was held on Saturday, March 31st, 2012, at Leeward Community College. Robofest was founded in 2000 by Dr. CJ Chung (Professor of Mathematics) at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan. Robofest is a math-based international scholastic robotics program for students in grades 5-12.  Hawaii is one of 25 […]

2012 R2R Game Workshop

The 5th Annual Hawaii Robofest season is underway with isisHawaii hosting the program’s first workshop held on Saturday, January 14th, 2012, at Highlands Intermediate School. This year’s game, “Robot 2 the Rescue”, challenges students to design, manipulate and program NXT LEGO® robots in a mock rescue course. Program Director Jake Tamaye and Joe Adcock (volunteer […]

2011 Hawaii FIRST LEGO® Championship

(Honolulu) Hawaii celebrated the culmination of its 7th annual FIRST LEGO® League scholastic robotics season at the State Championship Tournament on Saturday, December 3rd, 2011, at the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena. 56 teams advanced from a field of over 200 teams (ages 9-14) that competed during previous months at 15 district tournaments throughout the State. […]

5th Annual Hawaii Robofest Kickoff

isisHawaii sponsored the 2011-12 Hawaii Robofest Seasonal Kickoff on Saturday, October 1st, 2011, hosted by community partner, Highlands Intermediate School. Robofest (an autonomous scholastic robotics program originated at Lawrence Tech University in Southfield, MI) is entering it’s 5th year in Hawaii. The Hawaii region boasts the largest number of participants in this international program, with […]